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Iran to complete 1st operational satellite next year

Iran to complete 1st operational satellite next year

TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (Press Shia) – Head of Iran’s Space Research Center has predicted that Iran’s first operational satellite ‘Saha’ and 'Nahid-2' telecommunication satellite will be completed next year. According to Hassan Hadadpour, head of Space Research Center of Iran, on Wednesday Iran needs extra efforts to reach the first place in space industry in the region while it has done well...

Common Infections Could Increase Heart Attack Risk by 40%

Common Infections Could Increase Heart Attack Risk by 40%

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Patients who suffer common infections have a much greater risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the years to come, a major study has found. The findings suggest hundreds of thousands should be given statins or other heart pills if they suffer a chest infection or bladder problem.A project tracking 1.2million patients found those admitted to hospital for pneumonia or...

10-megawatt solar power plant opens in Qeshm Island

10-megawatt solar power plant opens in Qeshm Island

ايجاد باور فرهنگي به علم مي تواند به عنوان راهكار اساسي حل مشكلات جامعه در نظام آموزشي مطرح باشد. گروه دانشگاهي "مهر"، نظر برخي صاحبنظران را در اين مورد جويا شده است كه از نظرتان مي گذرد: مدير مركز پژوهش هاي ارتباطات:...

Can’t Sleep? Could Be Down to Genetics

Can’t Sleep? Could Be Down to Genetics

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers have identified specific genes that may trigger the development of sleep problems, and have also demonstrated a genetic link between insomnia and psychiatric disorders such as depression, or physical conditions such as type 2 diabetes. The study in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, which is published by Springer Nature, was led by Murray Stein of the University...

Iran indigenizes aircraft hydraulic systems

Iran indigenizes aircraft hydraulic systems

TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian experts in knowledge-based foundation managed to develop hydraulic systems for different aircraft which increases the safety factor in tourist helicopters. Iranian researchers in the field of manufacturing hydraulic, pneumatic parts and equipment managed to design "commercialization of filtration system and control of hydraulic circuit based on...

Antibiotics May Impact Cancer Treatment Efficacy

Antibiotics May Impact Cancer Treatment Efficacy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Antibiotic use is known to have a near-immediate impact on our gut microbiota and long-term use may leave us drug resistant and vulnerable to infection. Now there is mounting laboratory evidence that in the increasingly complex, targeted treatment of cancer, judicious use of antibiotics also is needed to ensure these infection fighters don't have the unintended...

Vitamin D Reduces Early Mortality

Vitamin D Reduces Early Mortality

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of early death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a new study shows. A study from the University of Bergen (UiB) concludes that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have a normal intake of vitamin D, reduce their risk of morality as a consequence of the disease by 30 per...

Iranian Hungarian medical universities ink MoU

Iranian Hungarian medical universities ink MoU

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Semmelweis University of Hungary signed an MoU to broaden cooperation in the fields of medicine, exchange of student and universities, and holding joint conferences.A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Semmelweis University of Hungary at a ceremony in...

What Happens in the Brain during Unconsciousness?

What Happens in the Brain during Unconsciousness?

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Researchers are shining a light on the darkness of the unconscious brain. Three new studies add to the body of knowledge. When patients undergo major surgery, they're often put under anesthesia to allow the brain to be in an unconscious state.But what's happening in the brain during that time?Three Michigan Medicine researchers are authors on three new...

Dark Matter May Have Been behind Cosmic Chill in Early Universe

Dark Matter May Have Been behind Cosmic Chill in Early Universe

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Scientists have probed a period of the universe's early history that no one has been able to explore before — and they got a surprise: It was far colder in the young universe, before the first stars blinked on, than astronomers previously thought. What's more, that cosmic chill may have come from previously unknown interactions between normal matter and...